5th Class Work at Home – Week: March 30th – April 3rd 2020

● Correct previous 2 weeks of Master Your Maths (answers below)
● (Ms. Murphy – Room 30 Only) – Master Your Maths Week 27 Day 1-4 & Test
● (Ms. Murphy Room 25 & Mrs. Henderson Room 26) – Master Your Maths Week 26 Day 1-4 & Test
● Revise Multiplication & Division tables
● Revise Maths Notes copy

● Am Don Léamh pg. 52 & 53 (attached below if you do not have the book)
● Revise Irish Notes copy

● Unit 26 Learning & All Activities

● Project on The Famine (see below)

● Continue to read each day
● Listen to audiobooks e.g. www.worldofdavidwalliams.com

● YouTube – PE with Joe Wicks (The Body Coach)

● Zentangle Bunny (see below)

5th Class Project: The Famine (An Gorta Mór)

Task: Create a Poster or PowerPoint on The Famine.
Include information on the following:
√ Soup Kitchens
√ Tenant Farmers
√ Cottiers & Labourers
√ Potato Blight
√ Black ‘47
√ Coffin Ships
√ Relief Schemes
√ Workhouses
√ Emigration

❖ You might like to include pictures/drawings/sketches.
❖ You can include fact boxes on any new information you have found out.
❖ If you can, research The Dunbrody Famine Ship.
❖ If you are creating a poster, you can write or type the information.

Art- Zentangle Bunny
The Zentangle method is a relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. We call these patterns, tangles. Here are some examples:

Practice drawing some of these tangles or create your own.

Draw a bunny and fill it in with some tangles! Add some cool glasses and a colourful background!

Am Don Léamh

Master Your Maths Answers 5th Class


  • RTE Home School  – will broadcast over an hour of “school on TV” to support primary school children and their parents at home. It will run from 11-12 Monday to Friday on RTÉ 2, with a shorter “catch-up” segment later in the afternoon. It will be aimed particularly at children in 1st to 6th class.

  • Cúla4 on TG4 provides plenty of Gaeilge programmes which children can watch to keep up their Gaeilge learning.

  • My 2020 Covid-19 Time Capsule – a great resource to help capture the memories from the time we spend safe at home.

  • Water Safety Now every child can learn basic water safety skills at home

  • Twinkl.ie have excellent school closures packs which can be used as extra work from home should your child like to do some extra activities – use code CVDTWINKLEHELPS for a free month when signing up

  • Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency.

  • Active HOME Week are inviting you to participate in the ‘Active HOME Week‘ challenge.

Special Education Needs

  • NCSE  – The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) is currently preparing online resources for children with Special Educational Needs who are at home as a result of the schools’ closure.

Messages for 6th Class

  • #Messagesfor6thclass  – Some helpful messages for 6th class pupils as they move from Primary School to Secondary School